Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

Featured Exhibitions & Events

Art Fair on the Square

Enjoy nearly 500 artists, four entertainment stages, and delicious food this weekend at the Art Fair on the Square. Photo © Gil Hillman. more »


Lane Hall and Lisa Moline, Four Corners, 1999. Inkjet print on mylar, 48 x 64 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Museum Purchase Fund. more »

Death in Venice: Warrington Colescott and Thomas Mann

Warrington Colescott, Death in Venice: Dark Gondola, from the portfolio Death in Venice, 1971. Etching, 15⅝ x 11¹⁵⁄₁₆ inches (image size). Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Museum Purchase, in memory of Lois Hartshorne. more »

Wisconsin Pastorale: The Early Paintings of Lois Ireland

Lois Ireland, Morning Glory, 1948. Oil on canvas, 30⅝ x 35¼ inches. Collection of the Wisconsin Regional Art Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison. more »

Experience MMoCA


Find an extensive selection of contemporary American craft and fine jewelry, as well as art books, cards, and children's gifts, at MMoCA's award-winning Museum Store. more »

Tuesday-Thursday noon-5 pm
Friday noon-8 pm
Saturday 10 am-8 pm
Sunday noon-5 pm
Closed Mondays  

MMoCA's annual schedule is filled with educational, social, and philanthropic events, each offering a distinctive opportunity to connect with the museum and fellow arts enthusiasts. Keep up-to-date by consulting MMoCA's calendar for event descriptions, dates, times, and locations. more »


Through its tours, talks, films, and publications, the museum gives children and adults the background to enhance their understanding and enjoyment of modern and contemporary art. MMoCA Collects, the museum's online exhibition, is a fascinating in-depth look at 30+ works from its permanent collection. more »